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News Release
Friday, August 3, 2007
Media Relations
   
   
Officer-Involved Shooting

Los Angeles: An officer-involved shooting occurred during an undercover operation.

On August 2, 2007, at around 9 PM, Northeast Area Narcotics Enforcement Detail plain-clothes officers were conducting a narcotics investigation in the 4900 block of Echo Street. They were being assisted by Northeast Area patrol officers.

Both plain-clothes and uniformed officers had arrested two suspects for possession of a firearm and narcotics when they saw four more possible suspects leaving the area. As the uniformed officers attempted to detain them, one of the uniformed officers saw a male suspect walking toward him holding what he believe to be a handgun. The uniformed officer fired one round at the suspect. The suspect, later identified as a plain-clothes narcotics officer, was not stuck by the round.

No other officers or suspects were injured.

The uniformed officer involved in the shooting is Officer Oscar Martin, 31 years of age. He has been with the Department for one year.

Force Investigation Division personnel responded and are investigating the shooting.


     
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